Restore internet services in Nauru!
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Restore internet services in Nauru!

Sign our petition asking the Nauru government to restore blocked internet services for the island's residents — including those living in isolation in an immigration detention center.

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Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Internet.org
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Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Internet.org

Digital rights organizations have published an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg urging him to consider how Facebook's Internet.org program impacts users' rights. Help us raise awareness.

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Internet kill switches violate human rights law
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Internet kill switches violate human rights law

Major UN and international rights experts have just declared that internet kill switches are absolutely impermissible under international human rights law, even in times of conflict.

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The implementation guide for surveillance legal reform and advocacy
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The implementation guide for surveillance legal reform and advocacy

This week, Access released an Implementation Guide for the 13 Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance. This guide applies the Principles to each step of the government surveillance process, calling on officials to respect human rights no matter the justification for the activity.

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Save the internet in India!
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Save the internet in India!

Regulators in India are planning to allow telcos to discriminate among customers, blocking apps and websites to extort more money from businesses and users. Tell them to protect your rights -- join more than 500,000 people (and counting) in the fight to defend Net Neutrality and a free and open internet.

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US: Fight 215
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US: Fight 215

Tell the US Congress it's time to end the NSA's untargeted mass surveillance under Section 215 of the Patriot Act.

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Transparency Reporting Index
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Transparency Reporting Index

Access' transparency report index features a record of reports from today’s leading internet companies and telcos.

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Access is an international human rights organization premised on the belief that the realization of human rights and democracy in the twenty-first century is increasingly predicated on access to the internet and other forms of information communication technology. More »

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